British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, this subscription magazine bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.
79 A scent of musk – the ‘life and times’ of Moschatel, the Good Friday flower
Richard Jefferson and Keith Kirby
86 Through a naturalist’s eyes
87 National Parks or Natural Parks: how can we have both?
Kevin Cox, Alice Groom, Kate Jennings and Isobel Mercer
97 Habitat management news
Compiled by Conservation Management Advice, RSPB
99 Was the Stone Marten once established in the wild in the British Isles?
John A. Burton, Don Jefferies and Johnny Birks
107 Wild story
108 Colliery-spoil biodiversity of the South Wales Valleys
Liam Olds and Richard Wistow
116 Flying Kites: a view from Wales
117 Comment: ‘Biodiversity Accounting’ – a tool for transparency or for dumbing down?
121 The Strawberry Tree
122 Wildlife reports
Compiled by Guy Freeman
143 Naturally opinionated
144 Conservation news
Compiled by Sue Everett
150 Twitcher in the swamp
151 Book reviews & Letters